SIRANI, Elisabetta
(b. 1638, Bologna, d. 1665, Bologna)

Holy Family with Sts Elizabeth and John the Baptist

Etching on paper, 265 x 215 mm
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington

Elisabetta Sirani created numerous depictions of the Holy Family, often repeating or varying the theme for private collectors. This etching was produced as a personal view of Mary and Elizabeth with their children.